Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer

Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday,  August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities over cups of coffee and … [Read more...]

VEA Encourages Community to Support Fill the Bucket Truck School Supply Drive on Aug. 2

PAHRUMP, Nev. – In an effort to support schools in southwestern Nevada, Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Pahrump, will host its annual Fill the Bucket Truck School Supply Drive on Aug. 2 at multiple locations in Pahrump. VEA encourages community members to participate by donating during the charitable event, which … [Read more...]

Foundation Raising Funds for Veterans Memorial in Downtown Las Vegas

A local foundation is raising money to build a "world-class" veterans memorial in downtown Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Veterans Memorial Foundation is seeking $2.2 million through its Brick Campaign, where bricks are being sold at a range of $250 to $550. All bricks can be purchased in honor of a veteran and customized with the veteran's name, rank, dates of service and … [Read more...]

Valley Electric Association Supports Donation Drive for Pahrump Foster Children

PAHRUMP, Nev. – In an effort to support local foster youths during difficult transition periods, Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) announced its participation in a donation drive to benefit foster children in Pahrump. Throughout the month of May, National Foster Care Month, the Independent Living Program in Pahrump invites community members to donate essential items … [Read more...]

VEA Announces 2014 Annual Scholarship Winners

PAHRUMP, Nev. – Following a thorough application process, Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA), a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, recently announced the winners of its 2014 annual scholarships. To assist hard-working members in its service territory with furthering their education, the cooperative awarded five academic, vocational and continuing education … [Read more...]

VEA Foundation Donates $5,000 to Feed Children in Need

PAHRUMP, Nev. – In an effort to help feed hundreds of hungry students in southwestern Nevada, Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) donated $5,000 in December 2013 through its charitable foundation to Food for Thought. Developed by the Kiwanis Club of Pahrump Valley, Food for Thought provides additional meals for students who utilize their schools’ free and reduced-price meal … [Read more...]

Valley Electric Association Brings in Buckets of School Supplies for Local Kids

A recent school supply drive in Pahrump generated 319 cubic feet of learning materials for children in 11 Nevada schools. The seventh annual "Fill the Bucket Truck" drive, put on by Pahrump-based Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA) collected donations at various locations in Pahrump on Aug. 17.   Each donor received tickets for a chance to win one of 10 power bill … [Read more...]